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Jane Mayhall
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Jane Mayhall was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1918 and attended Black Mountain College in North Carolina. She taught at the New School for Social Research, Hofstra University, Morehead State University, and the Summer Writers’ Workshop at Hindman Settlement School in Kentucky. Her fiction and poems appeared in The Yale Review, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and other publications. Mayhall lived in New York City until her death in 2009.

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Sleeping Late on Judgment Day
Poems
Written by Jane Mayhall


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $15.00

“My heart is bursting with homage as I / head off to a hostile eternity,” writes Jane Mayhall, now eighty-five, who wrote most of these poems in an urgent outpouring over the last few years. From the decades-outdated subway token in the bottom of her shoulder bag, which calls forth earlier... Read more >
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Sleeping Late on Judgment Day
Poems
Written by Jane Mayhall


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

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